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2013 Lexus RX 350 - Safety Review and Crash Test Ratings

 
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Especially strong side safety ratings and some standout features make the 2013 RX models secure family picks.
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'Good,' frontal offset; 'good,' side impact; 'good,' rear impact; 'good,' roof strength; Top Safety Pick
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Four stars overall, four stars frontal, five stars side
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there's an available wide-angle side-view monitor to help the driver see what's happening in blind spots on the passenger side of the vehicle
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An impressive set of active-safety options, along with mostly top-tier safety ratings, together make the 2013 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h good picks for families looking for a sensible and secure luxury vehicle.

With ten airbags, side-curtain airbags, side bags for the rear seats, anti-lock brakes, and electronic stability control, the RX models include all the usual standard equipment in this area; but there are a few more features that help it stand out. A hill-holder feature aids safer take-offs on steep, slippery terrain—a snow-covered driveway, for instance—while an available rearview camera system helps with visibility in the driveway or in parking lots (though even with it, the rear pillar can block your view when making lane changes).

Among the RX's many advanced-tech accident-avoidance features are a Pre-Collision System that uses radar sensors to detect a possible impact, then readies the brakes and seatbelts for an imminent crash. Adaptive lighting and automatic high beams are also on offer.

The 2013 Lexus RX350 is an IIHS Top Safety Pick, receiving a rating of "Good" in frontal, side and rollover crash tests. In tests by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2013 RX350 received four out of five stars in frontal and rollover crashes, and five out of five starts for side impacts, for an overall rating of five out of five stars.

Conclusion

Especially strong side safety ratings and some standout features make the 2013 RX models secure family picks.

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